How to Create Snare Drums
– Bring the Noise
In the last tutorial we looked at how we can use the tone section, (which you may have noticed was a sine wave) to create a kick drum. This time we will focusing on 'noise' in the form of white noise, and 'click'; a short burst of noise.
A snare is named after the metal spring pulled taut underneath the drum. This is also what gives it its crisp sound, that can cut straight through the mix.